Heavenly Yoghurt Cake with Cherry Jam

Heavenly Yoghurt Cake with Cherry Jam

Prepare to be delighted by this famous yoghurt cake that’s loved around the world! It’s a delicious combination of cherry jam, moist cake, and creamy yoghurt.
For the Cherry Jam:
Ingredients:
  • 500g cherries (frozen)
  • 70g corn starch
  • 150g sugar
  • 150ml water
For the Cake Dough:
Ingredients:
  • 3 egg yolks
  • A pinch of salt
  • 80g powdered sugar
  • 80g melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 200g flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
For the Cream:
Ingredients:
  • 500g Greek yogurt
  • 50g corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
For the Meringue:
Ingredients:
  • 3 egg whites
  • A pinch of salt
  • 130g sugar

Instructions:

For the Cherry Jam:
  1. In a saucepan, combine frozen cherries, corn starch, sugar, and water.
  2. Cook over medium heat until the mixture thickens and the cherries break down to create a jam-like consistency. Set aside to cool.
For the Cake Dough:
  1. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks with a pinch of salt until they become creamy.
  2. Add powdered sugar, melted butter, and vanilla, then mix well.
  3. Sift in flour and baking powder, and fold until you have a smooth cake dough.
  4. Take a small piece of the dough and place it in the freezer for about 15 minutes.
  5. Grease a 20cm baking pan.

    For the Cream:
  6. In a separate bowl, combine Greek yogurt, corn starch, and vanilla. Mix until well combined.
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For the Meringue:
  1. In a clean, dry bowl, beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until they form stiff peaks. Gradually add sugar while continuing to beat until the meringue is glossy and holds its shape.
  2. Gently fold the prepared meringue into the yogurt mixture until fully incorporated.
Assembly:
  1. Spread the main cake dough evenly in the greased baking pan.
  2. Pour the creamy yogurt mixture over the cake dough.
  3. Take the dough from the freezer and grate it over the top of the cake.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (356°F) for about 35-40 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the cake is set.
  5. Once done, remove the cake from the oven and let it cool in the pan.
  6. Once it’s completely cooled, spread the cherry jam on top of the cake.
  7. Slice and enjoy your heavenly yoghurt cake with cherry jam!
  8. This delightful cake combines fruity sweetness with creamy yoghurt for a truly heavenly experience.